Featured Meetings Transportation

Residents’ Association Hears Updates on N. Washington St. Bus Lane Proposal

Boston Transportation Department (BTD) Transit Team Director Matt Moran and Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) Transportation Planner Jack Halverson joined the North End/ Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) during their monthly meeting to provide updates on the proposed N. Washington Street bus lane. See the full video at the bottom of this page or find Read More…

Featured Transportation

Debut of Northern Avenue Bridge Design Creates Debate Over Costs, Vision Zero Goals

City officials and project leaders recently presented their latest plans for the Northern Avenue Bridge Project with a design that takes a “people-first approach.” Comprised of two spans referred to as ribbons flanking a decorative truss, one span is exclusively reserved for pedestrians (facing the Harbor/Rowes Wharf) while the other consolidates a single lane designated Read More…


No Tickets/Towing for Street Sweeping Due to COVID-19

While street cleaning is still operating on a normal schedule, the City of Boston is not ticketing or towing for street sweeping violations at this time. With residents being asked to stay at home and avoid non-essential travel in attempts to slow the spread of the coronavirus, the Boston Transportation Department is not enforcing street Read More…

Government Transportation

Go Boston 2030 Plan to Bring Harbor Ferries, N. Station/S. Station Express Bus & Bike Corridors

The Go Boston 2030 Vision and Action Plan was recently released with several projects impacting the North End and downtown Boston area. “Go Boston 2030 addresses the transportation challenges that we face as a city and a region, and lays the foundation for how we can create a safer, more equitable transportation future… Altogether, the initiatives in Read More…

Food & Drink Police & Fire Transportation

FinComm Investigates Valet Parking Enforcement

The Boston Finance Commission has launched an investigation regarding the enforcement of valet parking violations at restaurants and hotels. The investigation comes after multiple problems were reported in the recent Globe article. Valet parking enforcement involves crossover responsibilities from three city agencies, the Transportation Department (BTD), Police Department (BPD) and the Mayor’s Office of Consumer Read More…

Community Health & Environment Real Estate Transportation

BTD Presents for Greenway Study

This is the first in a series of articles on the issues discussed at the June 22, 2009 public meeting for the Greenway District Planning Study with a focus on transportation.

The Boston Transportation Department was on stage Monday night as part of a series of public meetings for the Greenway District Planning Study. Vineet Gupta presented goals of the department that not only apply to the Greenway, but also to the larger City transportation system.